This is a ten (10) week, temporary position that consists of on-the-job training and special projects as assigned by the Airport Director. Start date for this internship will be Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
Duties include aiding and assisting in daily airfield operations, airport development, and the maintenance of airport facilities. Responsibilities include accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks involving written and oral reports relating to the examination, analysis, and assessment of all aspects concerning management in aviation. This internship will provide exposure to the various departments within the Manassas Regional Airport and is comprised of three management disciplines: Airport Administration, Airport Operations, and Airport Maintenance. Housing is included with the internship and provided through George Mason University summer intern housing located in Fairfax, Virginia. It is the responsibility of the chosen applicant to apply for housing and complete all necessary requirements in time for GMU's deadline.
Must be at least 18 years old by the start of the internship;
Junior or Senior status in an accredited aviation administration/management college program;
Valid driver's license;
General knowledge of purpose and activity of airports;
General knowledge of FAR's pertaining to airport and airfield operations;
Excellent research, writing, and organizational skills;
Computer literacy: Microsoft Office a minimum;
Capability to fulfill the 40 hours/week stipulated in the internship program;
Overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale;
Willingness to be "on call" after hours, including nights and weekends.
Your application should include a resume, transcript, letters of recommendation, and an essay describing why you would like a career in airport management. A complete application packet must include the following:
Unofficial college or university transcript;
500 word essay describing why you would like a career in airport management;
Letters of recommendation from two (2) of your professors in the Aviation Department.